The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 499 434 484
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 93 137 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 67 41
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £357
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -51.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 87 £425 +7.93% 9
London +11 54 £450 +16.88% 3
City of London +1 11 £463 +21.71% 1
South East -48 9 £400 +12.67% 4
West Midlands -3 6 £300 -17.24% 1
North West -13 5 £375 -9.63%
Birmingham - 5 £300 - 1
Manchester - 3 £325 -
East of England -10 2 £526 - 1
Yorkshire -12 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £526 - 1
Cheshire +2 1 £425 +1.19%
Berkshire -3 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Newport - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Watford - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Halesowen - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 108 (63.91%) SAN
2 77 (45.56%) NetApp
3 74 (43.79%) EMC
4 67 (39.64%) VMware
5 58 (34.32%) Windows
6 54 (31.95%) Cisco
7 47 (27.81%) HP
8 45 (26.63%) Brocade
9 36 (21.30%) NAS
10 33 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (18.34%) UNIX
12 29 (17.16%) Oracle
12 29 (17.16%) Red Hat
13 28 (16.57%) Linux
14 27 (15.98%) IBM
14 27 (15.98%) Finance
14 27 (15.98%) Tivoli
14 27 (15.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
15 24 (14.20%) Fibre Channel
16 23 (13.61%) Security Cleared
17 21 (12.43%) Active Directory
18 20 (11.83%) NetBackup
19 18 (10.65%) Banking
19 18 (10.65%) 3PAR
20 17 (10.06%) SC Cleared
20 17 (10.06%) Solaris
21 16 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
22 15 (8.88%) Shell Script
22 15 (8.88%) SharePoint

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.55%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.96%) Apache
5 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.37%) JBoss
5 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.59%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (63.91%) SAN
2 36 (21.30%) NAS
3 24 (14.20%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (3.55%) DNS
4 6 (3.55%) DHCP
5 4 (2.37%) LAN
5 4 (2.37%) Connectrix
6 3 (1.78%) WAN
7 2 (1.18%) SSL
7 2 (1.18%) Firewall
7 2 (1.18%) IPsec
7 2 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.18%) Network Security
7 2 (1.18%) VPN
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.59%) VLAN
8 1 (0.59%) Internet
8 1 (0.59%) DWDM
8 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.59%) OLTP
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
General
1 27 (15.98%) Finance
2 18 (10.65%) Banking
3 7 (4.14%) Law
4 4 (2.37%) Legal
5 3 (1.78%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.18%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) German Language
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Military
7 1 (0.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) XML
1 6 (3.55%) JSON
2 2 (1.18%) Middleware
3 1 (0.59%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) Flash
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 12 (7.10%) Replication
2 12 (7.10%) EMC Centera
3 6 (3.55%) EqualLogic
3 6 (3.55%) IBM XIV
4 5 (2.96%) Celerra
5 4 (2.37%) Clustering
5 4 (2.37%) Wiki
5 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.78%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.59%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.59%) LPAR
8 1 (0.59%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.59%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.32%) Windows
2 31 (18.34%) UNIX
3 28 (16.57%) Linux
4 17 (10.06%) Solaris
5 15 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.88%) HPUX
6 9 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.96%) SUSE
9 5 (2.96%) Slackware
10 4 (2.37%) AIX
11 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (8.28%) ITIL
3 13 (7.69%) Migration
4 12 (7.10%) Change Control
5 10 (5.92%) Performance Management
6 7 (4.14%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (2.96%) Workflow
8 4 (2.37%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.37%) BCP
8 4 (2.37%) Asset Management
9 3 (1.78%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (1.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (1.78%) Product Management
10 2 (1.18%) Time Management
10 2 (1.18%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (1.18%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.18%) Data Migration
10 2 (1.18%) Logistics
10 2 (1.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.88%) SQL
1 15 (8.88%) Shell Script
2 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.55%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.55%) Ruby
3 6 (3.55%) Perl
3 6 (3.55%) Python
4 2 (1.18%) VBScript
5 1 (0.59%) C
5 1 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (13.61%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.06%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.33%) NCDA
4 6 (3.55%) NCIE
5 5 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.37%) Degree
6 4 (2.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.18%) MCP
7 2 (1.18%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 33 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.92%) vSphere
4 8 (4.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (2.96%) XenServer
5 5 (2.96%) NFS
6 4 (2.37%) Firmware
6 4 (2.37%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.37%) XenApp
6 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.37%) vCloud
7 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.18%) SRDF
9 1 (0.59%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.59%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 27 (15.98%) Tivoli
1 27 (15.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 20 (11.83%) NetBackup
3 11 (6.51%) SCOM
4 9 (5.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (2.96%) Legato
5 5 (2.96%) Puppet
6 4 (2.37%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.37%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.37%) EMC Navisphere
6 4 (2.37%) SCCM
6 4 (2.37%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.78%) OpenView
8 2 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.18%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.59%) PureDisk
9 1 (0.59%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 77 (45.56%) NetApp
2 74 (43.79%) EMC
3 67 (39.64%) VMware
4 54 (31.95%) Cisco
5 47 (27.81%) HP
6 45 (26.63%) Brocade
7 29 (17.16%) Red Hat
7 29 (17.16%) Oracle
8 27 (15.98%) IBM
9 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
10 18 (10.65%) 3PAR
11 15 (8.88%) SAP
12 11 (6.51%) Hitachi
13 10 (5.92%) Symantec
14 9 (5.33%) CommVault
15 8 (4.73%) Dell
15 8 (4.73%) Citrix
16 5 (2.96%) Compaq
16 5 (2.96%) SGI
17 4 (2.37%) McAfee